What are the most popular music videos in Korea in 2021? YouTube reveals the top 10


On the first part of YouTube Korea’s 2021 colony list, top Korean actors IU, BTS, aespa, TWICE and many more proved their national fame with their releases this year that topped the platform. video streaming!

On December 2, YouTube Korea announced the 2021 settlement of the top 10 music videos and videos that became the most popular among domestic users.

IU, BTS, aespa and more: Top 10 most popular K-pop MVs on YouTube Korea 2021

In the chart, Lim Young Woong beats out K-pop idols and groups with his emotional trotting track “My Starry Love, which ranked No. 1 in the music video that Korean YouTube users watched the most this year. proof of the growing popularity of Trotting in the country.

Among K-pop artists, BTS has secured its place as Korea’s “biggest boy group” and “biggest K-pop group” with two top 10 streamed MVs.

BTS’s “Butter” and “Permission to Dance” ranked No. 2 and No. 4, respectively.

In particular, outside of Korea, the septet’s “Butter” captured worldwide attention by topping Billboard’s “Hot 100” main singles chart for a total of 10 weeks.

The music video for “Permission to Dance” also received positive global response for using international sign language to reach wider audiences, especially hard of hearing and deaf people.

After BTS, “Nation’s Sweetheart IU” topped the list of female artists with two songs on the list.

Her releases “Celebrity” and “Lilac” ranked third and fifth in popular music videos, proving that the singer is truly loved in Korea.

aespa’s “Next Level,” which became a dance craze in Korea this year, ranked sixth in the popular music video.

READ ALSO : aespa’s “Next Level” banned during national exam period in South Korea

BLACKPINK Rosé’s solo song “On the Ground” also placed seventh.

The Brave Girls’ “Chi Mat Ba Ram”, the reverse driving representative, came in eighth, impressing his presence.

In addition to them, “Dun Dun Dance” by Oh My Girl, which offers addictive melodies ranked ninth.

Finally, “Without alcohol” by TWICE, which revealed a beautiful summer atmosphere, completes the Top 10.

IU also tops YouTube’s most popular videos in Korea in 2021

In addition to her reign in the ranking of the most popular K-pop MV of 2021, IU also landed the top spot for the most popular video in Korea.


In particular, the singer won the most popular video domestic YouTube users watched this year thanks to her video “Goofy Music’s [4K][Special] IU’s Killer Voice Live!”, in which she showed a mix of her popular tracks, “Every End of the day”, “Meaning of You”, “Twenty-three”, “Palette”, “Autumn Morning “, “BBIBBI”, “Blueming”, “Coin” and “Lilac”.

As of 3, the video has amassed 33 million views since its release in March, a totally rare view counts as Dingo Music content.

READ MORE: IU’s ‘Celebrity’ selected as ‘Best Song’ by Billboard Korea, ‘LILAC’ selected as ‘Best Album’

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Written byEunice Dawson


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